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FZNT25 KWNM 232112
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
412 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRES CENTER OFF THE VIRGINIA
CAPES WILL TRACK NE NEAR THE MID ATLC COAST TONIGHT...THEN PASS N
OF THE WATERS LATE TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG
COLD FRONT SLOWLY E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD TO THE COAST TUE NIGHT...THEN
PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW WED NIGHT... THEN PASS SE ACROSS THE
WATERS THU INTO THU NIGHT. A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL THEN
PASS SE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS FRI INTO SAT NIGHT...WHILE HIGH
PRES SLOWLY BUILDS IN FROM THE W.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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